Southwestern Deserts

March, 2011
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Spring Planting Festival
Diverse workshops, lectures and even concerts highlight this Sedona, Arizona festival held from March 12 through March 20. On Saturday, March 19, the day-long Native Plant Workshop features two keynote speakers: Bill McDorman (Seeds Trust) will talk on "The Reasonable Landscape" and Jeff Schalau's (University of Arizona Yavapai County Cooperative Extension) topic is entitled "The Agriculture/Environment Connection: Producing Safe Food and Clean Water While Conserving Local Ecosystems." For complete details, visit Gardens for Humanity athttp://gardensforhumanity.org/events/spring-festival-2011.html.

Clever Gardening Technique

Turn Seedlings
When starting seeds indoors in natural light from a window, turning pots one-quarter turn daily will prevent seedlings from leaning towards the sunlight and becoming "leggy."

GardeningwithKids.org Catalog

Special Report - Garden to Table

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